VB.NET Developer I - DNU

EAU CLAIRE, WI | Information Systems

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Job Description



Entry level team member that is straight out of college will little to no professional experience in application development. Will write code to meet the specifications defined in business and technical design documents. Responsible for creating automated unit and regression testing with assistance from team leads and experienced Software Engineers. Prepare program specifications, diagrams and dataflow charts and submit recommendations for solutions. Coordinate system installation with user departments and operations ensuring satisfactory results. Provide advanced-level software support for all related applications and Team Members.


* Development & Support:

  • Using Visual Basic and SQL to develop, maintain, and enhance applications.
  • Provide weekly updated task information on the projects that are being worked on.
  • Work with business units, helpdesk, and technical support team members to troubleshoot problems as they arise.
  • Meet with users to evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of user's operations to facilitate communication regarding user's requirements.
  • Actively participate in developing program specifications, writing code, testing, and implementing program changes and program development.
  • Develop test plans and thoroughly test and debug all programs prior to implementation.
  • Work closely with Team Leads and Project Managers in providing timeline and task information through analysis based on a proposed project scope.
  • Work with all business units supported to troubleshoot problems as they arise.
  • Follow and reinforce the "Menards Values”.

* Project Standards and Procedures:

  • Follow all corporate standards and IS systems standards to develop and support projects.
  • Provide input to IS standards if existing standards require modifications or changes.
  • Constantly monitor own work to ensure the highest level of quality.

* Production Issues:

  • Identify problem trends (single site or overall) proactively.
  • Execute action plan(s) to determine problem, develop resolution, and implement.
  • Follow established process for problem handling or resolution.

* Security and Confidentiality:

  • Maintain information confidentiality and security.
  • Protect and prevent unauthorized attempts to obtain corporate information.
  • Suggest and recommend ideas for systems and data security.
  • Report all unauthorized incidents to the management.

* Other:

  • Suggest and recommend better ways of improving the quality of work in the department.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Team Lead or Manager.






 To apply:

 Apply by mail:

Alex Swoboda

5101 Menard Dr.

Eau Claire, WI 54703

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Skills & Requirements



  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in a Computer Science, Computer Programming, or related field.
  • Familiarity with a .NET programming language is required.
  • Experience with Visual Basic 6.0 programming language is a plus.
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SQL development including triggers and stored procedures.
  • Knowledge of database design and DDL.
  • Understanding of object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Working knowledge of current Microsoft desktop operating systems.
  • Must be able to work well on both individual and team-oriented projects.